How to use a custom email address with gmail

Guide to make an email on cutom domain:

  • Go to google apps @ www.google.com/a/
  • Fill up the form as specified
  • Go to custom setup
  • Verify ownership using ALternate Methods > Add a DNS record
  • Open Domain’s control panel and add an txt record into the DNS system of your domain.
  • After sometime, click “Verify” in google
  • And your custom email is ready to be used in gmail.

Guide to adding a txt record in logicbox powered reseller:

  • Go to http://nannu.supersite.myorderbox.com/
  • Login using your credentials and go to “My Account”
  • Under control panel, go to Domains > List all orders > select the domain > DNS Management > Manage DNS > TXT Records > Add TXT Record
  • In hostname enter “@” and value as given in the verification page of google. Leave TTL to default.
  • Click “Add Record”
  • Done, It will take an hour or two for proper DNS propagation.

Setting up in Outlook 2010

  • File > Add an Account > Manually Configure > Internet E-mail
  • Fill the form with incoming mail server = pop.gmail.com and outgoing mail server =smtp.gmail.com with account type POP3
  • More Settings > Advanced and change Incoming Port to 995 and Outgoing Port to 587 with TSL encryption.
  • More Settings > Outgoing server > check “My outgoing server requires authentication” and check “My server requires SSL” in Advanced tab.

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